Jesus and Satan have an argument as to who is the better
programmer. This goes on for a few hours until they agree
to hold a contest with God as the judge.
They set themselves before their computers and begin.
They type furiously for several hours, lines of code
streaming up the screen. Seconds before the end, a bolt
of lightning struck taking out the electricity. Moments
later, the power is restored, and God announces that the
contest is over.
He asks Satan to show what he has come up with. Satan is
visibly upset, and cries, “I have nothing! I lost it all
when the power went out.”
“Very well, then,” says God, “let us see if Jesus fared
Jesus enters a command, and the screen comes to life in
vivid display, the voices of an angelic choir pour forth
from the speakers.
Satan is astonished. He stutters, “But how?! I lost
everything, yet Jesus’ program is intact! How did he
God chuckles, “Jesus saves.”